Saskatoon Parks & Gardens
A year round equestrian facility which offers 4 show rings, portable fencing to change ring sizes, concession stand, covered picnic area, seating for 200 people plus, camping area with power, BBQ pit and social area, 110 summer show stalls and year round boarding and training.
Beaver Creek has five self-guided hiking trails and an interpretive centre. In the winter these become cross-country ski trails and the creek becomes an ice rink.
The zoo specializes in displaying local and Western Canadian wildlife, in its natural habitat. There is also a petting zoo, and a display of reptiles and tropical fish. The park has a stocked fishing pond, and trails which become groomed cross-country ski trails in winter. In summer a miniature train circuits the park and zoo.
Kiwanis Memorial Park
One of a number of parks located along the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, the Kiwanis Memorial Park honours the city's war vetrans and there is a memorial fountain onsite. Facilities at the park include a bandshell, a skating rink in winter, BBQ pits, picnic tables and washrooms.
Located along the Meewasin Vally Trail, Meewasin Park can be accessed via Spadina Crescent. The park features a playground, BBQ pits, picnic tables, a warm-up shelter and washrooms.
Located just outside the city of Saskatoon, the Poplar Bluffs conservation area is a popular spot to canoe and look for wildlife. The area is open seven days a week.
This centrally located park features picnic tables and a large bronze statue of Metis leader Gabriel Dumont.
Gabriel Dumont Park
The Metis-themed Gabriel Dumont Park is located on the eastern banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Facilities at the park include a playground, walking paths, picnic tables, BBQ pits and more.
Pike Lake Provincial Park
Just 20 minutes south of Saskatoon you can enjoy a leisure pool and waterslide complex, tennis and volleyball courts, playground, and horseshoe pits. Camping facilities on site. 9-hole sand green golf course.
Rotary Park is located across the river from Friendship Park and includes a Peace Plaza monument. There are tennis courts onsite as well as washrooms, picnic tables, BBQ pits and more. The park is popular for tobogganing once the snow starts to fall.
Located along the Meewasin Vally Trail, Kinsmen Park features a children's play area, baseball diamonds, cross-country ski trails, a paddling pool, picnic tables BBQ pits and washroom facilities.
Cranberry Flats and Wilson Island
Located on the South Saskatchewan River just south of Saskatoon, Cranberry Flats features some sandy beaches that are popular for sunbathing. There is a lookout point offering views of Wilson Island, which was used as a training camp for sea cadets from 1943 to 1951.
Located immediately south of the Wildwood Golf Club, Lakewood Park features two baseball diamonds and a soccer pitch. The park also includes a BMX hill, a tobogganing hill, a playground, walking paths, picnic tables and more.
Mendel Riverbank and Island Sanctuary
The Mendel Riverbank and Island Sanctuary is a popular spot on the South Saskatchewan River to relax and spot local wildlife including beavers, ducks and pelicans. The riverbank is also home to the annual Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan theatre events.
G.D. Archibald Park
Located along the Meewasin Valley Trail, G.D. Archibald Park has a number of features including baseball diamonds, a basketball court, a soccer pitch, a playground, a wading pool, picnic tables, firepits and more.
Meewasin Valley Authority
The Meewasin Valley authority was formed to develop and protect the South Saskatchewan River Valley and preserve elements of nature, heritage and culture in the valley. Learn about Saskatoon's history, and the future plans for the South Saskatchewan River Valley in the area. Interactive displays, interpretive trails, lookouts and nature centres are all part of what Meewasin has to offer.
Diefenbaker Park and the Pioneer Cemetery
History buffs will be impressed by Diefenbaker Park as it contains Pioneer Cemetery. The city's earliest residents, including temperance colonists, were buried in the cemetery, which is the oldest in Saskatoon. The park also features facilities such as picnic tables, BBQ pits and washrooms.
Victoria Park is the home of a number of sporting associations including the Saskatoon Badminton Club and the Saskatoon Riverside Tennis Club. There is also a swimming pool onsite. Additional facilities include a playground, picnic tables, BBQ pits and washrooms.
Saskatoon Natural Grasslands
The Saskatoon Natural Grasslands is an urban nature reserves that protects 200 species of plants, 25 types of butterflies, birds and other wildlife. The park contains a small interpretive centre, which is open in the summer months and offers educational information on the area.
Richard St. Barb Baker Afforestation Area
The Richard St. Barb Baker Afforestation Area was established in 1960 to create a green belt around the city. Trees, which act as habitat for local wildlife, were planted in rows to generate a man-made forest.